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English noun: farm

1. farm (artifact) workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit


SamplesIt takes several people to work the farm.


Broader (hypernym)work, workplace


Narrower (hyponym)cattle farm, cattle ranch, chicken farm, croft, dairy, dairy farm, farm-place, farmplace, farmstead, grange, home-farm, pig farm, piggery, ranch, sewage farm, sheeprun, sheepwalk, spread, stud farm, truck farm, truck garden, vinery, vineyard


Part holonymfarmhouse, farmyard


English verb: farm

1. farm (social) be a farmer; work as a farmer


SamplesMy son is farming in California.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)do work, work


Narrower (hyponym)ranch

2. farm (possession) collect fees or profits


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)collect, take in

3. farm (creation) cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques


SamplesThe Bordeaux region produces great red wines.
They produce good ham in Parma.
We grow wheat here.
We raise hogs here.


Synonymsgrow, produce, raise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cultivate


Narrower (hyponym)carry, keep, overproduce


Domain categoryagriculture, farming, husbandry









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